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City Bagel Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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511 University Dr, Starkville, MS 39759-3355
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Wed - Thu 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Tue 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there at just the right time on a game day Saturday. They had a game day bagel (maroon, of course!). Bagels were good. We've also been there for Italian night, very tasty as well. Pizza bagel was yummy, as was just the plain butter & cinnamon sugar.

Thank meglenn108b
Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with this spot, fresh bagels made & cooked daily. Great for coffee/breakfast in the am and also offering a "brown bag" Italian nights Wednesday - Saturday with delicious pastas. Pastry chef is putting out some amazing stuff! A must visit.... A+ spot!

Thank TyThames
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360 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here today with my former department head. I placed my order for a veggie sandwich on foccacia bread and a cup of corn chowder and had barely had time to get my water and sit down when my name was called. My lunch companion said "That was quick," and he was right. I took one bite of my... More 

Thank psychprofessor
Franklin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Most importantly, the bagels were great. True bagels -- boiled and all. I would return, but only on a slow day. We went the Sunday after a MSU game day and they were unprepared for the volume (although I would think this is standard on game weekends). They take your name on your order, not a number, and they call... More 

Thank KAnthony2008
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The name is very deceiving for this great dining location. They do have great bagels but the dinner options are phenomenal. On selected nights, they have Italian night where they offer some of the best Italian food menu items you will find anywhere including thin crust stone fired pizzas. The atmosphere is very casual but comfortable. Outside seating is available... More 

Thank LeeAuburn
Starkville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Best Gazpacho Soup in Starkville. Sit outside and bring you pup. They will even provide a dog bowl and water. Best Italian in Starkville on Italian night Wed-Fri. Bring your own wine. They provide the corkscrew and wine glasses. Fun evening with lots of locals dressed in everything from formats to shorts and tshirts.

Thank Tom W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! As a graduate student I like to come here in the mornings and work. This place has a very relaxed atmosphere. It's common for people to bring their dogs to the patio and just hang out. Their bagels are amazing and freshly made every day. My personal favorite is the sun-dried tomato but this is a hotly... More 

Thank Alexis J
Starkville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The food is consistently excellent; great bagels, sandwiches, soups, and salads. But, poor building design means can take a long time to place an order. Plus, the kitchen is small. Very popular, which often means you have a long wait to place your order and for the food to arrive. They really have trouble keeping coffee available and getting orders... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Brought in 22 people to eat. They did a great job accommodating us all! More than a bagel shop they have a very diverse menu. I opted for my breakfast in a tortilla instead of a bagel. Eggs cheese and sausage and at an extra cost jalapeño green peppers and scallions. It was very good. Most of the girls stuck... More 

Thank Robert C
Starkville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Just across the street from The Lil Dooey and a stone's throw from campus, excellent coffee and a tasty selection of sweet baked treats complement a wide variety of fresh bagels and make City Bagel Cafe a preferred spot for hosting breakfast meetings. The main dining area is spacious with a vaulted ceiling, but the quieter outdoor courtyard is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 University Dr, Starkville, MS 39759-3355
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Starkville
  • Phone Number: 662-323-3663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?